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Mrs. Castiglia from Stamford CT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Students Need New Literature

My students need new books that will spark their interest during guided reading instruction.

  • $366 goal

This project expired on May 29, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students this year consist of kindergarten, third, fourth and fifth graders receiving specialized instruction in literacy and math through IEPs. They are all fully included and receive pull out resource support. Over half of my students go home and speak another language.

I love working with such a diverse group of students!

In addition, 65% of my school receives free and reduced lunch, so they don't have the opportunity to buy the supplies and materials they may need in order to be successful in school.

My Project

My k-5 students with special needs are looking for new updated reading materials for when we read during our small group instruction time.

They want both fiction and non-fiction materials that will spark their interest when reading and working on their comprehension and retelling skills.

They have expressed a lot of interested in learning about the world around them and the many different cultures that make us all unique. As a result, they have asked for more non-fiction books. These books will really help to keep my students engaged and allow them more choice in the reading materials available to them in our resource classroom.

Mrs. Castiglia
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CR693 - I Can Read! Readers - Level 3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.50 1 $39.50
FB712 - Eyewitness Nonfiction Readers - Level 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.50 1 $39.50
FB714 - Eyewitness Nonfiction Readers - Level 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.50 1 $39.50
FB711 - Eyewitness Nonfiction Readers - Level 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.50 1 $39.50
FB713 - Eyewitness Nonfiction Readers - Level 3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.50 1 $39.50
CR691 - I Can Read! Readers - Level 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.50 1 $39.50
CR692 - I Can Read! Readers - Level 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.50 1 $39.50

Materials cost

$276.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.15

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$310.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$54.82

Total project goal

$365.47

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$365.47

2 Donors

-$365.47

Donations toward project cost

-$310.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.82

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$0.00

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